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HOWARD COUNTY (From Sept. 2, 2020) - The numbers regarding positive COVID-19 cases are very fluid. They can change several times a day on the Iowa website https://coronavirus.iowa.gov. As of Monday, Aug. 31, the numbers show that since the coronavirus hit the state at the beginning of the year,...
HOWARD COUNTY - Many Iowans are wondering how the voting process is taking place this year. Howard County Auditor Julie Chapman reported some dates to pay attention to for this presidential election. Voters are able to request an absentee ballot from now until Oct. 24. Ballots will not be mailed to...
Ron Stika works on a pole.
CRESCO/RUSHFORD - When power is out, you go out to fix it if you are a lineworker. It doesn’t matter if you already put in your eight-hour day, or if it is in the middle of the night. It could be the Fourth of July in the sweltering heat, or Christmas Day with windchills well below zero. For 12...
CRESCO - The Cresco City Council set Wednesday, Sept. 9 as the date for a public hearing regarding the ordinance for fireworks in City limits. City Clerk Michelle Girolamo explained to council at the regular meeting on Aug. 17,  “Cities do not have the authority to deny the sale of fireworks within...
CRESCO - Bring your best gal or guy or family or friends and be part of history!  The Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Back-to-School Family Fun Night at East Park on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The movie is “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” starring Johnny Depp and released in...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek Supt. Ted Ihns went over the Return to Learn plan with school board members at the Aug. 17 regular meeting. The plan was described in detail in the Aug. 5 and 12 issues of the Times Plain Dealer. Some of the highlights of his presentation included explaining the safety...
IOWA - On Monday, Aug. 10, a derecho storm system started on the Nebraska/Iowa line heading east, eventually going through northern Illinois and Chicago, before crossing Lake Michigan and northern Indiana — a total of about 770 miles. A derecho is a wide storm and can last a long time. They cause...
LIME SPRINGS - Tyler Smith was officially hired as the new Public Works Director. He had been on the job a few weeks before the Aug. 4 Lime Springs City Council meeting. Deputy Public Works staff member Ed Hampe told Council Smith was doing a good job. The new director said he has enjoyed his time...
By Nate Troy Sports Editor   CRESCO - Craig Morrison of Cresco will have the opportunity on Aug. 20 at Evans Memorial Home to celebrate a milestone not many people reach - turning 100 years old. Craig and his wife, Florence (Flossie), who celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17, 2019,...
NORTHEAST IOWA - Dads are always there for their little princesses. Several dads (and moms) from northeast Iowa dropped what they were doing when they received the emergency bat signal from their children! Central Iowa was devastated Monday, Aug. 10 when a derecho storm system started on the...

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